The Elephant Man (DigiPack)(The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)

The Elephant Man (DigiPack)(The Criterion Collection)(Blu-ray)(Region A)
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The Elephant Man Blu-ray
Criterion | 1980 | 123 min | Not rated | Sep 29, 2020

Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

English: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0

English SDH

Blu-ray Disc
Single disc (1 BD-50)
UPC 715515251518

The Elephant Man (1980)

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.

Director: David Lynch
Writers: David Lynch, Christopher De Vore, Eric Bergren, Frederick Treves, Ashley Montagu
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Freddie Jones

Special Features and Technical Specs:
- NEW 4K RESTORATION OF THE FILM, with uncompressed stereo soundtrack
- Director David Lynch and critic Kristine McKenna reading from Room to Dream, a 2018 book they coauthored
- Archival interviews with Lynch, actor John Hurt, producers Mel Brooks and Jonathan Sanger, director of photography Freddie Francis, stills photographer Frank Connor, and makeup artist Christopher Tucker
- Audio recording from 1981 of an interview and Q&A with Lynch at the American Film Institute
- The Terrible Elephant Man Revealed, a 2001 documentary about the film
- Trailer and radio spots
- English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
- More!
- PLUS: A booklet featuring excerpts from an interview with Lynch from the 2005 edition of filmmaker and writer Chris Rodley's book Lynch on Lynch, and an 1886 letter to the editor of the London Times concerning Joseph Merrick, the "elephant man," by Francis Culling Carr Gomm, chairman of the London Hospital at the time